Industrial Safety and Health (Course# 109.1) has been pre-approved for 12 TCHs (1.2 IACET CEUs) of operator certification renewal continuing education training for both drinking water and wastewater operators by operator certification boards in multiple states including the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Wastewater Certification Committee and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Drinking Water and Ground Water Bureau.
This newly updated and expanded independent study course covers the subject of industrial safety, including unsafe acts and conditions, and employer/employee responsibility for job safety. It explains government involvement in ensuring a safe workplace. There are individual lessons discussing safety in various situations – using tools and machinery, handling chemicals and other materials, and working with electricity. Other lessons discuss personal protective equipment and fire safety. It includes expanded coverage of many health hazards such as asbestos, noise, radiation, and fetal exposures. It also covers ergonomics and environmental responsibility and concludes with a lesson on the importance of maintaining a safe work environment.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe government’s role in workplace safety
- Identify safe industrial practices including personal protective equipment, and health and fire safety
- Choose correct ergonomic and environmental standards
- Demonstrate this knowledge on a multiple choice final exam
Independent study course lessons and exercises are contained in the “Industrial Safety and Health Workbook” which is mailed to students upon registration for the course. SkillWorks provides 24/7 learning support by phone for registered students.
Students earn an official course certificate of completion for 12 training contact hours (1.2 IACET CEUs) of continuing education training by passing the final exam with a score of 70% or better.